Questioning Identity: How a Diverse Set of Respondents Answer Standard Questions About Ethnicity and Race by Dana Garbarski, Jennifer Dykema, Cameron P. Jones, Tiffany S. Neman, Nora Cate Schaeffer, & Dorothy Farrar Edwards (May 2023)

Field Methods, Online First Abstract: Ethnoracial identity refers to the racial and ethnic categories that people use to classify themselves and others. How it is measured in surveys has implications for understanding inequalities. Yet how …

Peer effects on academic self-concept: a large randomized field experiment by Tamás Keller, Jinho Kim, & Felix Elwert (2023)

European Sociological Review, February 2023 Abstract: Social theories posit that peers affect students’ academic self-concept (ASC). Most prominently, Big-Fish-Little-Pond, invidious comparison, and relative deprivation theories predict that exposure to academically stronger peers decreases students’ ASC, …

Deliberating Inequality: A Blueprint for Studying the Social Formation of Beliefs about Economic Inequality by Kate Summers, Fabien Accominotti, Tania Burchardt, Katharina Hecht, Liz Mann, and Jonathan Mijs (2022)

Social Justice Research 35(4): 379-400. Abstract: In most contemporary societies, people underestimate the extent of economic inequality, resulting in lower support for taxation and redistribution than might be expressed by better informed citizens. We still …